Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
much as $632,000 per year tax-free. >> so sadly, there is no better bang for your buck than selling a child for sex. >> it stems from my time on facebook. >> reporter: she joined forces with chris kelly a former facebook executive to write proposition 35. kelly wants convicted sex offenders to report their email addresses and social media handles so they can be tracked and posted on the sex offender registry. >> we think it's perfectly reasonable that if megan's laws were passed for the first time today, it would definitely include electronic identifiers. so this is merely a reasonable step forward. >> reporter: prop 35 would also increase penalties. traffickers now face five to eight years in prison. the ballot initiative would raise that to 12 years to life and it would push up maximum fines from 100 grand to $1.5 million. >> you really do need to have a penalty that actually gets somebody's attention and causes them to redirect their behavior. >> reporter: but not everyone is on board. former prostitute and sex worker advocate fears it will keep sex workers from reporting crimes ag
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm PDT
] >>> the beverage industry spending big bucks to defeat a soda tax measure on the richmond ballot. the no on n campaign spent $2.2 million compared to just $25,000 by supporters of the tax. richmond's measure would levy a penny per ounce tax on businesses that sell soft drinks and other sugar sweetened beverages. supporters say it would help fight childhood obesity. opponents say it would cost businesses millions of dollars in lost sales and raise prices for consumers. >>> the school lunch program is bee used to teach students a lesson in betting along. it's part of an initiative called, no one eats alone. the idea is to combat social isolation in teens. and today's events showed students that a simple act like sitting with someone at lunchtime can have a huge impact. >> so i know how it feels so i'll try to include them so they will be happy and i'll be happy, too. >> this is davison middle school and administrators say this program is also a first step to prevent bullying. >> simple great program. >> it is. i mean, think of it when were you a kid. it's a terrible thing to have t
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. that's just one of the findings of our exclusive eyewitness news poll and there are dueling tax initiatives for education on the november ballot. one of them just tipped to the negative. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee with the numbers. >> reporter: allen, let's start with what propositions 30 and 38 have in common. they both raise billions of dollars for education through taxes but where that money goes is a source of contention between the two camps. and it is starting to get a little nasty in the tv ad war. >> let's see how two measures measure up. >> reporter: yes on proposition 38 takes on its competing initiative head on in a new campaign ad. >> prop 30 spends money here but lets the politicians take it out here. that's why sacramento is behind it. >> reporter: those who support prop 30 including governor brown are not happy about this new ad. >> they have gone absolutely negative. it's an attack ad against prop 30. >> reporter: 38 supporters say it's not an attack ad saying, we reject that characterization. our new ad is similar in tone and theme to all our other ads.
Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
for one. driveway owners should remember, that you are responsible for paying income tax on anything you earn. and driveway renters, you should remember you do have to abide by city laws so no locking sidewalks or any of those curb cutouts. >> have to remember all those little details. >> income tax? >> look out. >> what was that? >> income tax. who would have thought. >> only if you make a certain amount. >> whew. >> thank you. >>> record high gas prices at the pump throughout california. what drivers are saying and when these prices may finally begin to come down. i'll have that story just ahead. >> this place lives or if you want your kids to have a good future. >> why one particular bay area suburb is seeing transplants from all over the world. >> and not all el ninos are created equal. the surprise it could bring to the bay area this winter. ,,,,,, vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut